Tag: History

In this blog we are finding out more about one of the newest members of staff at UWTSD, Dr Brenda Llewellyn Ihssen, Lecturer in Late Antiquity. Where were you before you came to UWTSD?   After completing my PhD in …

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The 1828 charter, with a portrait of George III, but a reference to George IV.

The university that came to be (after a few name changes) the University of Wales Trinity St David, was founded in 1822. At that point it was St David’s College. The college admitted its first students on St David’s Day …

1822 and All That: The Beginnings of UWTSD Read More »

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This week’s blog is by Prof. Janet Burton, Professor of Medieval History at UWTSD Lampeter. She has recently returned from a trip to Konstanz, where she presented a paper with Dr Karen Stober on ‘Island Monastaries in England and Wales’. …

Lampeter – Zurich – Konstanz – Reichenau and Back Read More »

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This week’s blog is by Dr Alexander Scott, Lecturer in Modern History at UWTSD Lampeter. Journalists, bloggers and political scientists have produced countless words trying to explain the unexpected result of November’s US presidential election. And just as commentators have …

Trump for Historians: Reflections on Teaching US History in Election Season Read More »

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Jacques-Louis David, Antiochus and Stratonica, 1774.

Dr Kyle Erickson of UWTSD Classics has recently published an article, jointly with David Engels of Université Libre de Bruxelles, on ‘Apama and Stratonike – Marriage and Legitimacy’, in the book ‘Seleukid Royal Women’ edited by Altay Coşkun and Alex …

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UWTSD is the proud home of the Roderic Bowen Library and Archives (RBLA). The RBLA has in its collections 35,000 early printed works, 8 medieval manuscripts, around 100 post medieval manuscripts, and 69 incunabula. The RBLA is open not only to …

Looking Beyond the Text – Lampeter Bookbindings Read More »

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